Water System Study and Capital Improvements Projects
Water Tank

St. James 1.0 MG Painted Water Tank

Client: Center Township Water Authority
Location: Center Township, Beaver County, PA

LSSE prepared a water system study to evaluate the Center Township Water Authority's (CTWA) water system supply, treatment, distribution and storage facilities. LSSE provided hydraulic modeling of the existing system, review of existing and proposed water demands, review of physical systems, review of proposed residential and commercial developments and preparation of a final report with capital cost estimates. LSSE completed the Water System Master Plan in 2004.

The plan recommended staged system improvements to satisfy current and future water system demand requirements of this developing area. LSSE provided grant administration assistance and funding was obtained by CTWA through a bond issue and receipt of an IFIP Grant and H2O PA Water Grant.

Once funding was secured, LSSE provided engineering services for the following improvements: rehabilitation of two elevated water storage tanks, replacement of the water treatment plant roof, consolidation and upgrade of multiple pressure reducing stations, and upgrade and installation of security measures at the supply, treatment and storage components of the system.

Construction Value: $6.5 million est.